Central States VHF Society

46th Annual CSVHFS Conference
Call for Papers

The Central States VHF Society, Inc. is soliciting papers, presentations, and Poster displays for the 46th Annual CSVHFS Conference on 26–28 July, 2012. Papers, presentations, and Posters on all aspects of weak-signal VHF and above amateur radio are requested. You do not need to attend the conference, nor present your paper, to have it published in the Proceedings. Posters will be displayed during the two days of the Conference.

Antennas including Modeling/Design, Arrays, and Control;  

Test Equipment including Homebrew, Using, and making measurements

Construction of equipment, such as Transmitters, Receivers, and Transverters   Operating including Contesting, Roving, and DXpeditions
RF power amps including Single and Multi-band Vacuum Tube and solid-state   Propagation including Ducting, Sporadic E, Tropospheric and Meteor Scatter, etc.
Pre-amplifiers (low noise)   Digital Modes WSJT, JT65, etc.
Regulatory topics   EME
Software-defined Radio (SDR)   Digital Signal Processing (DSP)

Non-weak signal topics, such as FM, Repeaters, packet radio, etc., are generally not considered acceptable. However, there are always exceptions. Please contact the folks below if you have any questions about the suitability of a topic.

Strong editorial preference will be given to those papers that are written and formatted specifically for publication, rather than as visual presentation aids.

Deadline for submissions
  • For the Proceedings: Monday, June 15th, 2012
  • For Presentations delivered at the conference: Tuesday, 26 June 2012
  • For NOTIFYING US you will have a Poster to be displayed at the conference: Tuesday, 26 June 2011. Bring your poster with you on the 26th of July.

    • Contact: Rod Blocksome, K0DAS

      Snail Mail:
      Rod Blocksome, K0DAS
      690 Eastview Dr.,
      Robins, Iowa 52328

  • Submissions:
    • Electronic formats (preferred)
        Via email
        Upload to a web site for subsequent downloading
        On media (CD/DVD, USB stick/thumb drive)